Installation & Demo Setup

How to update the theme from Wp Estate 3.0

IMPORTANT: WpEstate 4.0 is not 100% compatible with the older theme version (3.07 or older). Rental Module has been removed entirely and cannot be used starting 4.0 update. Pages with custom shortcodes will need to be redone with the new shortcodes available and Visual Composer, features and amenities may have to be re-saved for old […]


Homepages are built with the regular WordPress page and a combination of shortcodes as content. You can create unlimited pages and select any of them as you homepage. To create a new page go to Admin -> Pages -> Add New Page -> Add content and click Publish when you’re done. Make sure that Default […]

Google API Key

Google Maps requires you add your own API key before you start using it. This is a copy from Google Maps official announcement:  As of June 22, 2016 we are making the following changes to the Google Maps APIs Standard Plan: We no longer support keyless access (any request that doesn’t include an API key). Future product […]


Update the theme via  FTP if you have a translation file done in wpresidence/languages or add the language files in child theme before updating via wp-admin . Help : ———————- Download the theme again from the Theme Forest account, where you initially purchased it. The download will be under your buyer account – Downloads. Download […]

Theme WordPress / Server requirements

To use WP Estate, you must be running WordPress 4.4 or higher and PHP5.5 or higher. You will get errors if you use older PHP than 5.5 as APIs integrated in the theme do not use this obsolete PHP version. It is highly recommended you do not use it either. Please contact hosting to upgrade PHP (it’s […]


IMPORTANT: Your server must have at least PHP 5.5 for the theme to work and you need at least 48MB upload size to add the theme via wp-admin. Check your PHP version and maxim upload size with this plugin – and contact hosting to update PHP version if it’s not at least 5.5 and to increase […]

Demo Setup – 1 Click Demo Import

If import fails, check this article – We recommend to import only 1 demo. If you need to add a 2nd one, reset the installation with a wordpress plugin –  and the  do a new demo import. NOTE: some demo imported pages may not be able to be edited (during import wordpress breaks them). […]

How to install child theme

How to install child theme Option 1 – via wp-admin – Install wpestate theme – – Find in the theme pack downloaded from theme forest the folder (download all files and documentation from theme forest and unzip) – Go to Themes – Appearance – Upload the folder and activate child theme. – Save […]

Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_FUNCTION…

If after theme installation you have white screen, please check the following: Enable wp-debug and set to true: If you see this error: Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_FUNCTION … This means your server PHP is older than 5.3. Please ask hosting to upgrade your PHP to at least 5.6 for best performance.